Remembering Champagne Pol Roger’s Chantal Varenard de Billy: 1932 -2020

Champagne Pol Roger family member Chantal Varenard de Billy has died at the age of 87 following a long battle with Alzheimer’s and eventually succumbing to the Covid-19 virus.

Crémant de Bourgogne sales surge in UK and US

Sales of traditional method sparkler, Crémant de Bourgogne, are surging in both the UK and the US, with UK volume sales of the fizz up by an impressive 67% last year.

Rosset coronavirus comment sparks Chinese backlash

A social media post by Patrick Rosset, the son of Fabrice Rosset, the CEO of Champagne Deutz, with regards Covid-19 has aroused the ire of the Chinese wine community; though Deutz has issued a full apology and said the post was "hugely regrettable" and the result of a "panic attack".

Tor Kenward: ‘Napa much more like Burgundy than Bordeaux’

Despite the region's focus on Cabernet Sauvignon, "Napa is much more like Burgundy than Bordeaux," according to Tor Kenward, the founder of Tor Wines, during an exclusive interview with db last week.

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